Colloquia and Seminars

Spring 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014, 3:00pm

Chris Veldkamp, UW-Whitewater
Chemokines, Cancer Metastasis and Drug Discovery Efforts
Location: Chemistry 180
Host: Alexander (Leggy) Arnold
Abstract

Friday, January 31, 2014, 3:00pm

Megan Josie Corby, UW-Milwaukee
Detecting Dangerous DNA:  The cyclic-GAMP synthase is a cytosolic DNA detection system that produces a never-before-seen second messenger
Location: Chemistry 180
Advisor: David Frick
Abstract

Friday, February 7, 2014, 3:00pm

Eric Lund, UW-Milwaukee
The In’s and Out’s of [Fe-Fe]-hydrogenase in Clostridium pasteurianum
Location: Chemistry 180
Advisor: David Petering
Abstract

Friday, February 14, 2014, 3:00pm

Guanguan Li, UW-Milwaukee
New drug research based on estrogen receptor-alpha as a target for breast cancer
Location: Chemistry 180
Advisor: James Cook
Abstract

Friday, February 28, 2014, 3:00pm

Theodore Thuening, UW-Milwaukee
Enhancing supported gold nanoparticle catalysts: Effect of particle morphology and support on activity
Location: Chemistry 180
Advisor: W.T. Tysoe
Abstract

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 3:00pm

Sosnovsky Distinguished Lecture Series, Professor Lawrence J. Marnett, Vanderbilt University
Targeting Cyclooxygenases as a Strategy for Improved Cancer Detection and Therapy
Location: Chemistry 180
Host: Alexander (Leggy) Arnold
Abstract

Friday, March 7, 2014, 3:00pm

Sosnovsky Distinguished Lecture Series, Professor Lawrence Marnett, Vanderbilt University
Oxygenation of Endocannabinoids by Cyclooxygenase-2: Novel Bioactive Lipid and Therapeutic Opportunities
Location: Chemistry 180
Host: Alexander (Leggy) Arnold
Abstract

Friday, March 28, 2014, 3:00pm

Zhe Cao, UW-Milwaukee
Telomere dysfunction and cancer
Location: Chemistry 180
Advisor: Guilherme Indig
Abstract

Friday, April 4, 2014, 3:00pm

Md Zubair Ahmed Khan, UW-Milwaukee
Overview of the molecular imaging tracers developed for optical and nuclear identification of bacteria and bacterial infection
Location: Chemistry 180
Advisor: James Cook
Abstract

Friday, April 11, 2014, 3:00pm

Ali Erdemir, Argonne National Laboratory
Dissociative Extraction of Diamondlike Carbon (DLC) Boundary Films from Lubricating Oils
Location: Chemistry 180
Host: W.T. Tysoe
Abstract

Friday, April 18, 2014, 9:00am

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Awards Day
Location: Wisconsin Room, UWM Union

Symposium Program


Friday, May 2, 2014, 3:00pm

Thomas E. Prisinzano, University of Kansas
TBA
Location: Chemistry 180
Host: James Cook